Items tagged: Champaign

Child Abduction Arrest

The Champaign Police Department has been investigating an incident that was reported to have occurred in the area of Washington and Miller on May 21, 2014 at around 3:30 PM.  A 13 year-old female reported being approached by a male suspect in a green car.  This suspect was reported to have exited the car and forced…
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Police Conduct Shooting Investigation (800 Block of N. State Street)

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating a shooting incident which occurred Thursday, May 22 at approximately 7:47 p.m. in the 800 block of N. State Street. Police responded to the area after witnesses reported hearing seven or eight gunshots. Witnesses also reported seeing a red car and a silver car chasing each other while…
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Champaign Police SWAT Team to Conduct Training Exercise (Market Place Mall, 2000 N. Neil Street)

The Champaign Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team would like to notify the public of an upcoming training exercise. WHAT:    SWAT Team officers will be conducting a training exercise involving munitions.  These munitions are strictly controlled and will not pose any threat to the surrounding neighborhood. WHO:      Champaign Police Department Special Weapons…
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Champaign Police Department Conducts Roadside Education on Distracted Driving (North Prospect Avenue)

The Champaign Police Department remains committed to making Champaign’s roadways safe for all those who travel. An effective method of promoting safe, responsible driving is through driver education and awareness regarding the dangers of both vehicle speed and distracted driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 3,328 people were killed and…
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May 20, 2014 Regular Council Meeting & Post Council Study Session

The City Council agendas for the May 20, 2014 Regular Council Meeting and Post Council Study Session are now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil St in Champaign, at 7:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome…
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Text-to-911 is not yet available in Champaign County

Text-to-911 is not yet available in Champaign County. If you have an emergency, please place a voice call to 9-1-1. Confusion exists over the announcement that as of today (May 15, 2014) text to 9-1-1 is available nationwide. In an agreement with the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and the Association of Public-Safety Communication Officials…
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Elm Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will close Elm Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, May 19, 2014. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access on of Elm Street will be closed for no more than seven…
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Healey Street Road Closure

On Monday, May 19, 2014, A&R Services will begin work on the Healey Street Reconstruction Project. The work will consist of storm sewer improvements, new curb and gutter, new pavement and new sidewalk. Weather permitting, the major work items will be completed by Friday, August 15, 2014. The project limits are Healey Street from Fourth…
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